LibriVox recording of A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot. (Translated by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards.) Read in English by Will Staunton; kgon This thrilling narrative recounts the true story of Fanny Loviot, a wealthy, young French girl who was kidnapped at sea. After setting sail for California in 1855, Fanny's boat was overtaken by Chinese pirates who held her hostage and demanded a ransom. This personal account follows her trying time in captivity, as well as her dramatic rescue by British authorities. - Summary by Mary Kay For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.
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